In 2012 the Retail Industry Leaders Association will be hosting their annual Logistics Conference 2012 in Dallas, Texas during February 19-22nd, 2012 and McKenna Logistics Centres is definitely going to exhibit at the popular industry event again. RILA's Logistics Conference is a leading logistics event that draws the brightest major retail, logistics and consumer leaders and representatives in North America and abroad together in one forum. The various seminars, educational panels, and focus groups offer exhibitors, sponsors and attendees the opportunity to create meaningful networking connections while receiving the latest updates as it relates to retail, supply chain, and logistics breakthroughs and hot topics. The conference provides an opportunity for exhibitors to showcase their unique supply chain solutions and features.
General session speakers in 2012 will include John Menzer, CEO of Michael's Stores, Charlie Cook Political Commentator, Bill Walton NBA Alumnus and Hall of Famer, and a plethora of other talented leaders that work in various industries and proudly share their experiences and expertise. Past attendees, include but are not limited to, high powered CEO's, Vice Presidents, and Managers from the finest retail, logistics, and consumer companies, such as, Canadian Tire Corporation, Nordstrum, Sears, Exel Transportation, and McKenna Logistics Centres, to name a handful.
The Conference centers around five key areas that are fundamental to Retail and Supply Chain leaders and representatives: Supply Chain Management, Distribution, Multi-Channel, International Sourcing & Logistics, and Transportation. McKenna Logistics Centres, a leader in Canadian Warehousing and Distribution since the 1960's will showcase our Logistics Strengths and Core Strategic Solutions that we offer to our client base. McKenna has evolved over six decades from the traditional 'full pallet in, full pallet out' warehousing services. Our core supply chain management abilities continue to expand and are developed to help our client base solve logistics challenges, such as, improving inventory management and order accuracy, offering a cross national footprint across Canada, providing flexible EDI Technology and Expertise, etc, for key clients in the Food Grade, Mass Retail, Internet Order Fulfillment, sporting good, and electronic industries. Our focus and commitment is reflected in our company slogan which is, 'At McKenna, we do Logistics Right' and we welcome the opportunity to show you at the RILA: Logistics Conference 2012 what we have to offer.
If you have not heard about RILA or haven't already planned on registering this year, seize the moment, research and find out what you need to do to get in on the action and boost your retail and logistics presence. Where the networking opportunities are concerned, there is never a dull moment. It is clearly evident that the exhibitors put in a lot of time and creativity when setting up and showcasing their booths so it is definitely worth the trip. It is important to catch the attention of the attendees and present your marketing talents and image in a unique manner. Not to mention that there are plenty of prizes and useful odds and ends to take home that are offered free of charge. Lastly, if you are attending this year and are considering using a Third Party Logistics Provider in Canada to help solve and improve your logistic challenges and issues, do not hesitate to stop by and visit Nevil Corbeth, VP of Sales and Marketing, and I Aelish Jennings, National Account Sales Manager, at our booth this year. You never know what the McKenna Team will have in store!